PLAYER PROFILE

Jaimee Fourlis

  • Age17
  • Born17 September 1999
  • LivesMelbourne
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMark Hlawty and Vinnie Dattoli
“There's a whole bunch of girls, I could name a lot of names who are coming through. And it's really great to see. Honestly it's really good. Hopefully really good for women's tennis.”

— Jaimee Fourlis, 19 Dec 2016

» Fourlis among exciting crop of Aussie female talent

On court

  • In 2011, paired with Aleksa Cveticanin to win the Optus 12s Spring Nationals
  • Was a finalist at the Optus 12s Grasscourt Championships
  • Won the first of three ITF junior circuit titles in 2015 when she triumphed at the Grade 3 event in Bytom, Poland
  • Made her WTA rankings debut on 13 April 2015, at No.930
  • This came not long after reaching the semifinals of the $15,000 ITF in Melbourne as a qualifier
  • Represented Australia in Junior Fed Cup in 2015; the team progressed to the final in Madrid, Spain
  • Cracked the world’s junior top 40 in early 2016
  • As a qualifier, won eight straight matches to storm to her first professional title at the $25,000 ITF tournament in Perth in February 2016

Year-end singles ranking history

2015 934

Titles/Finals

Titles

2016 Perth #1 ITF

Jaimee Fourlis in the news

Barty breaks new ground with maiden AO third round
Ashleigh Barty of Australia celebrates winning her second round match against Shelby Rogers.
18 January, 2017

The 20-year-old roared with emotion having completed a stunning 7-5 6-1 triumph over world No.52 Shelby Rogers.
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Fourlis wins big to reach AO second round
Jaimee Fourlis in action during her first-round victory over Anna Tatishvili at Australian Open 2017; Getty Images
16 January, 2017

Young Aussie Jaimee Fourlis stunned Anna Tatishvili to reach the second round of Australian Open 2017, while fellow teen wildcard Destanee Aiava was gallant in defeat.
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Hobart wildcards for Cabrera, Fourlis
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 18:  Lizette Cabrera of Australia plays a forehand in her first round junior girls' match against Freya Christie of Great Britain during the 2014 Australian Open Junior Championships at Melbourne Park on January 18, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
29 December, 2016

Australian teenagers Lizette Cabrera and Jaimee Fourlis have been rewarded for their strong form with main-draw wildcards at the Hobart International.
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Fourlis among exciting crop of Aussie female talent
Jaimee Fourlis in action during the Australian Open 2017 Play-off final at Melbourne Park; Elizabeth Xue Bai
19 December, 2016

Jaimee Fourlis is the latest Aussie teen to take her place in the Australian Open women's draw, just one member of an exciting group of emerging female players.
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